All Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International articles in September 2020 – Page 4

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  • Duluth wind tower lift, sept 2020

    Wind energy shipments remain buoyant at Duluth


    The Port of Duluth-Superior, USA, has reported a 31 percent decline in total tonnage moving through the port as of August 31, compared with the same period in 2019. Wind energy shipments, however, are on the rise.

  • Robert Gillespie

    Gillespie joins Ocean Installer


    Robert Gillespie has been named managing director at offshore contractor Ocean Installer (UK).

  • CM Labs to host virtual trade show, sept 2020

    CM Labs to host virtual trade show


    On October 15, CM Labs is hosting a virtual trade show featuring the latest innovations in port training technology.

  • Spliethoff Group delivers first monopiles for Wind Park Fryslân, sept 2020

    Spliethoff delivers first monopiles for Fryslân


    Spliethoff Group has delivered the first four monopiles for the Fryslân wind farm located in Lake IJssel in Breezanddijk, the Netherlands.

  • MHI Vestas and Verton team up for turbine innovation, sept 2020

    MHI Vestas and Verton team up for turbine innovation


    Danish wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas has formed a partnership with equipment manufacturer Verton, which will see the companies develop tooling that will be deployed during wind turbine installation.

  • DEME Moray East offshore wind farm, sept 2020

    DEME reaches Moray milestones


    Jacket structures for the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm have been loaded onboard an OHT heavy transport vessel at Rig Metals’ facilities in Dubai, UAE.

  • DHL, sept 2020

    DHL supports Livent expansion


    DHL Industrial Projects has been supporting chemical manufacturing company Livent with the expansion of its production facility in the Salar del Hombre Muerto in the province of Catamarca, Argentina.

  • RollDOCK-News September

    ​RollDock names Insignia in Spain and Portugal


    RollDock Shipping has appointed Insignia Shipping as its general agent in Spain and Portugal.

  • LASO investment, sept 2020

    Laso continues fleet expansion


    Laso Transportes has continued to invest in its fleet during 2020 and has started to take delivery of 25 tractors and 20 pilot cars.

  • SBO, sept 2020

    SBO invests in newbuild and crane upgrades


    Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) plans to invest in a newbuild wind farm installation vessel, with the option to add a second unit to the order.

  • Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredge Captain Frank started dredging on September 11. Photo Credit Big River Coalition, sept 2020

    Channel projects move ahead in the USA


    Two landmark channel improvement projects in the USA have progressed in recent weeks, with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) kickstarting the deepening of the Mississippi River Ship Channel and awarding a USD15.4 million contract for the first phase of the Freeport harbour channel improvement project.

  • Hoegh and Noatum ship art sculpture to USA, sept 2020

    Höegh’s sculpture shipment


    Höegh Autoliners has shipped an art sculpture onboard its ro-ro vessel Höegh Beijing from Vigo in Spain to Port Everglades, USA.

  • Christian Iversen, BWS, sept 2020

    BWS appoints Iversen


    Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has appointed Christian Iversen as director of people and culture.

  • HapagLloydnicheservices

    Hapag-Lloyd opens Nigerian office


    Container shipping line Hapag-Lloyd has opened an office in Lagos, Nigeria. In Lagos, Hapag-Lloyd calls at the ports of Apapa and Tin Can Island.

  • Port of long beach investment plans, sept 2020

    Long Beach outlines investment plans


    For the next fiscal year, the port of Long Beach in the USA plans to invest USD369 million in capital projects to construct and renovate facilities.

  • ZHD stevedores, sept 2020

    ZHD Stevedores opts for Konecranes


    The Netherland-based ZHD Stevedores has ordered two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbour cranes, due to be delivered in February 2021.

  • Demag AC 100-4L Pompeano, sept 2020

    Pompeano Antonio & Figli receives Demag crane in Italy


    Italy-based crane rental provider Pompeano Antonio & Figli has taken delivery of its third Demag AC 100-4L all-terrain crane.

  • Mike Honious, President & CEO of GEODIS in Americas (Sept20)

    Geodis promotes Honious


    Geodis has appointed Mike Honious as president and ceo of its operations in the Americas, effective October 3.

  • WW Ocean ships steam drums to US, sept 2020

    WW Ocean delivers for US power plant


    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) has shipped a high-pressure steam drum from the port of Masan in South Korea to Baltimore, USA, for a power plant project.

  • First load-out of pin piles in South Korea

    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Battening down – until the storm clouds lift

    Given its heavy reliance on exports, South Korea has been hard hit by the slump in worldwide trade resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. There are, however, reasons for optimism in the project market – for those who can survive the wait.